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UST Global’s Sajan Pillai: Creating a New Era of ‘Social Capital’

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Interviews
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2013

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Under Pillai, UST Global has moved ahead with plans to expand into new regions, including Africa. But the company is also working to create opportunities in the U.S. with a program called Step It Up America, which trains minority women from inner cities to work in the knowledge economy.

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Business & Society Highlights 2013

Author: Kane, Michael J.
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Corporate Knights
Publication Year: 2013

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Includes information on new international business policy organizations, national business organizations, human rights and labor organizations, environmental organizations, and more.

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Don't Just Dump It!: Saving Sandy Pond

Authors: Sexty, Robert W.; Slawinski, Natalie; Baker, Kristen C.
Product Type: Cases
Source: North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
Publication Year: 2013

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In July 2009, Vale NL began building a $2.17 billion nickel refinery in Long Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador. The refinery would bring economic prosperity by creating 1,600-2,000 jobs during construction and 400-500 permanent jobs in an area of high unemployment. A major environmental issue was the disposal of tailings from the refinery, and the approved solution was to store them in a natural lake known as Sandy Pond. Members of several environmental NGOs had opposed the use of the lake as a "tailings impoundment area" and formed the Sandy Pond Alliance for the Protection of Canadian Waters...

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IBM and the Reinvention of High School (A, B)

Proving the P-TECH Concept; Replicating & Scaling P-TECH and Partners

Authors: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; Malone, Ai-Ling Jamila
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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IBM's Stanley Litow was the key architect in designing Pathways in Technology Early College High School, known as P-TECH. The open enrollment high school located in New York City's Brooklyn was launched in 2011 through a joint partnership between IBM, City University of New York (CUNY), and the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE). The school was already seeing remarkable results...

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Kalamandir: Creating an Ecosystem for Livelihood Generation

Author: Surie, Gita
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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Founded in 1997, Kalamandir was established in one of the poorest tribal areas in India to revive tribal dances and arts and generate livelihoods. The question was how to scale the activities and induce socio-economic development in a sustainable way...

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Doing Good and Doing Business at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Author: Agnihotri, Arpita
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

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With the aid of mini cases, this article explains that there is indeed a fortune to be made at the base of the pyramid but that good fortune can be created for both corporations and poor people if the population at the bottom of the pyramid is treated as suppliers, producers, co-owners, and/or employees rather than as mere consumers...

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Greenprint: A New Approach to Cooperation on Climate Change

Authors: Mattoo, Aaditya; Subramanian, Arvind
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Center for Global Development
Publication Year: 2013

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This book argues that progress on climate change will require new ideas and new solutions...

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Greyston Bakery: Combatting Poverty by Making a Profit

Author: Leipziger, Deborah
Product Type: Cases
Source: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Publication Year: 2013

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Mike Brady entered the doors of the Greyston factory, the rich smell of chocolate filling the air around him. Brady has only recently become CEO of Greyston, New York’s first Benefit Corporation. His dilemma is how to promote growth to support the company’s social and environmental mission.

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Mitchell Kapor Seeks to Meld Business, Social Good

Author: Garling, Caleb
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Publication Year: 2013

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Mitch Kapor believes in William Gibson's observation, that the future is here, it's just not evenly distributed. With his wife Freada Kapor Klein, Kapor aims to close that gap. Kapor focuses on building entrepreneurial skills for social impact and funding businesses aimed at empowering low-income and minority people.

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Robert Sroufe

Donahue Graduate School of Business, Duquesne University

Author: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Product Type: Featured Collections; Featured Users
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Publication Year: 2013

Robert Sroufe is the Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness at Duquesne University. In his research, Professor Sroufe primarily aims to understand what drives sustainability performance and how firms can develop effective environmental management systems to enable the measurement and management of an integrated bottom line.

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